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Tampa

Tampa is a city located in Hillsborough County, Florida, in the United States. It is located on the Gulf Coast of Florida, on the west coast of the state, along the Tampa Bay and Hillsborough River. Tampa is the third most populous city in Florida, with an estimated population of 377,165 as of 2019.

Tampa is known as the "Big Guava", a nickname given to the city by locals in the late 20th century. The city is home to a number of attractions, including Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, the Florida Aquarium, Lowry Park Zoo, and the historic Ybor City.

Tampa has a humid subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers and mild, dry winters. The city is a major tourist destination, and is home to a number of cultural and historical attractions, such as the Tampa Bay History Center and the Tampa Museum of Art.

Tampa was first settled by Native Americans, and later by Spanish explorers in the 16th century. The city was founded in 1824, and began to grow rapidly with the arrival of the railroad in the late 19th century. During the 20th century, Tampa became a major industrial center, with a major port and the largest cigar-producing city in the world.

Tampa has a long and rich history, and has been the site of several important events in American history. During the Civil War, the city was the site of the Battle of Tampa, and in 1898, the city was the site of the Spanish-American War. In the 20th century, Tampa was the site of the Republican National Convention in 2012, as well as the Super Bowl in 2021.

Excursion tips for a day in Tampa

1. Explore the Tampa Riverwalk – Take a stroll along the scenic Tampa Riverwalk and admire the waterfront views.

2. Visit the Tampa Bay History Center – Learn about the history of Tampa and the surrounding area at this interactive museum.

3. Visit the Florida Aquarium – Get up close and personal with the many aquatic species that call the Florida Aquarium home.

4. Take a Tour of Busch Gardens – Explore the many thrilling rides and attractions at this popular theme park.

5. Visit Ybor City – Experience the unique culture and history of Tampa’s Cuban-American neighborhood.

6. Take a Cruise on the Hillsborough River – Enjoy the sights of Tampa from the water with a relaxing boat ride.

7. Go Shopping at International Plaza – Shop at the many high-end stores at this upscale shopping center.

8. Visit the Tampa Museum of Art – Admire the many works of art on display at this modern art museum.

9. Explore Lowry Park Zoo – Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most exotic animals.

10. Take a Sunset Cruise – Enjoy a romantic evening out on the water with a sunset cruise.

Experience Tampa with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Tampa. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Tampa

Spring in Tampa is warm and humid, with temperatures gradually increasing throughout the season. Average temperatures range between 65-85 °F (18-29 °C). Rainfall is common during this time of year, with occasional thunderstorms. Summer in Tampa is hot and humid, with temperatures reaching up to 95 °F (35 °C). Rainfall is common, with occasional thunderstorms. Fall in Tampa is warm and humid, with temperatures gradually decreasing throughout the season. Average temperatures range between 65-85 °F (18-29 °C). Rainfall is common during this time of year, with occasional thunderstorms. Winter in Tampa is mild and humid, with temperatures rarely dropping below 50 °F (10 °C). Rainfall is common, and there is the occasional cold front.

Cruise weather for Tampa

Our weather forecast for Tampa helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 35.0 °C
min: 25 °C
14.8 m/s
14.8 m/s
33.1 %
16.3 m
78.0 %
1,018 hPa
06:44:18
20:27:33
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 33.4 °C
min: 25 °C
9.4 m/s
14.8 m/s
44.4 %
16.3 m
77.1 %
1,018 hPa
06:44:49
20:27:12
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 33.4 °C
min: 25.6 °C
9.4 m/s
14.8 m/s
28.8 %
17.6 m
75.5 %
1,017 hPa
06:45:20
20:26:49
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 32.7 °C
min: 26.8 °C
8.6 m/s
16.2 m/s
39.1 %
22.8 m
70.1 %
1,018 hPa
06:45:51
20:26:24
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 33.1 °C
min: 26.2 °C
8.6 m/s
16.6 m/s
46.7 %
22.3 m
70.9 %
1,019 hPa
06:46:23
20:25:59
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 33.2 °C
min: 25.9 °C
8.6 m/s
16.9 m/s
38.5 %
23.2 m
71.4 %
1,019 hPa
06:46:55
20:25:32
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 32.3 °C
min: 26.3 °C
11.5 m/s
19.4 m/s
44.0 %
24.1 m
71.8 %
1,018 hPa
06:47:27
20:25:03
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 31.5 °C
min: 25.4 °C
35.3 m/s
51.5 m/s
67.2 %
23.3 m
69.9 %
1,020 hPa
06:47:59
20:24:34
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 34.9 °C
min: 24.2 °C
23.8 m/s
33.8 m/s
81.3 %
20.3 m
67.0 %
1,021 hPa
06:48:31
20:24:03
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 34.7 °C
min: 25 °C
21.2 m/s
31.0 m/s
34.7 %
23.3 m
68.6 %
1,021 hPa
06:49:04
20:23:31
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 34.5 °C
min: 24.9 °C
16.2 m/s
31.7 m/s
37.3 %
22.8 m
66.6 %
1,019 hPa
06:49:36
20:22:57
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 33.7 °C
min: 25 °C
14.4 m/s
21.2 m/s
25.2 %
22.8 m
67.4 %
1,019 hPa
06:50:09
20:22:22
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 34.1 °C
min: 24 °C
28.8 m/s
41.0 m/s
50.5 %
22.6 m
69.0 %
1,018 hPa
06:50:41
20:21:46
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 32.8 °C
min: 24.2 °C
20.2 m/s
32.0 m/s
42.2 %
19.3 m
72.1 %
1,019 hPa
06:51:14
20:21:09

Cruises to Tampa

Would you like to travel to Tampa on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Tampa.

Scheduled ship calls in Tampa, United States of America
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 18th 2024 Thursday, 18th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 20th 2024 Saturday, 20th of Jul. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 20th 2024 Saturday, 20th of Jul. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 22nd 2024 Monday, 22nd of Jul. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 27th 2024 Saturday, 27th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 27th 2024 Saturday, 27th of Jul. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2024 Thursday, 1st of Aug. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 10th 2024 Saturday, 10th of Aug. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 11th 2024 Sunday, 11th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 12th 2024 Monday, 12th of Aug. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 15th 2024 Thursday, 15th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 17th 2024 Saturday, 17th of Aug. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 17th 2024 Saturday, 17th of Aug. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 19th 2024 Monday, 19th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 21st 2024 Wednesday, 21st of Aug. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 24th 2024 Saturday, 24th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 24th 2024 Saturday, 24th of Aug. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 25th 2024 Sunday, 25th of Aug. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 29th 2024 Thursday, 29th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 31st 2024 Saturday, 31st of Aug. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 31st 2024 Saturday, 31st of Aug. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Sep. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 5th 2024 Thursday, 5th of Sep. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 7th 2024 Saturday, 7th of Sep. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 8th 2024 Sunday, 8th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 9th 2024 Monday, 9th of Sep. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 13th 2024 Friday, 13th of Sep. 2024 Serenade of the Seas 12:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 14th 2024 Saturday, 14th of Sep. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 14th 2024 Saturday, 14th of Sep. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 16th 2024 Monday, 16th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Sep. 2024 Serenade of the Seas 07:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Sep. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 21st 2024 Saturday, 21st of Sep. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 21st 2024 Saturday, 21st of Sep. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Sep. 2024 Serenade of the Seas 12:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 23rd 2024 Monday, 23rd of Sep. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 26th 2024 Thursday, 26th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 27th 2024 Friday, 27th of Sep. 2024 Serenade of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Sep. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Sep. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 30th 2024 Monday, 30th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 3rd 2024 Thursday, 3rd of Oct. 2024 Grandeur of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 5th 2024 Saturday, 5th of Oct. 2024 Enchantment of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm

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